Data Governance Capabilities

April 11, 2011

Been following (and finally participating in) an interesting, thoughtful, thought-provoking online discussion about the similarities / differences of BA and BI. (Business Analytics and Business Intelligence.) About a dozen comments that can be summarized as “a rose by any other name” and many many more that describe one as a subset of the other.

After I finally posted a comment, I realized it could also be applied to the burgeoning field of “Data Governance Software,” which seems to fall into three categories: